County Council At-Large Special Election
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

County Council At-Large Special Election

With Jenny Wilson winning the special election for Salt Lake County Mayor in January, her County Council is now vacant. This vacancy will be filled in accordance with state law and our constitution though a Central Committee special election.

Registration Opens at 9:00 AM

Call to Order at 10:00 AM

Agenda:

1. Welcome
2. Pass rules
3. Candidate speeches
4. Break for voting (stick around in case you are needed for a second ballot)
5. Second round of balloting (if applicable)
6. Adjourn

Transit Availability:

Eisenhower Jr. High is located on Redwood road, and has a bus stop located directly west of the school campus. Bus routes serving these stops are numbers 39 and 217.

Route 39 is an east/west route that runs primarily along 3900 South, but makes a jog south along Redwood Road to pass by Eisenhower Jr. High. It connects with the Trax line at the Meadowbrook Station, and offers service every 30 minutes on Saturday mornings and afternoons.


Route 217 is a north/south route that runs primarily along Redwood Road. It connects with the Green Trax line at the Power station and Redwood Junction station. It offers 30 minute service on Saturday mornings and afternoons.

Please visit http://www.rideuta.com/ to plan your trip!

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Q1 Central Committee Meeting
Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

Q1 Central Committee Meeting

  • Salt Lake County Council Chambers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It's already that time again! Please join us for our Q1 Central Committee Meeting.

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
SLCo Council Chambers (2001 S. State St. (north building), SLC)
Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Call to Order: 10:00 a.m.

See the preliminary agenda below:

1. Welcome
2. Approve Q4 (2018) minutes
3. Volunteer of the quarter
4. Committee reports
a. Finance
b. Grassroots
c. Outreach
5. Constitution adoption
6. Constitutional amendments (first reading)
7. Harassment policy and procedure amendments
8. Announcements
9. Adjourn

See you soon!

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SLCo Women's Caucus Quarterly Meeting
Feb
9
9:00 AM09:00

SLCo Women's Caucus Quarterly Meeting

  • Salt Lake County Council Chambers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Salt Lake County Women's Caucus for our first quarterly meeting of the year! *This will be the last meeting before Convention 2019 so if you have not attended a caucus event/meeting in the last year, make sure to come to this meeting to maintain your status as a voting member!*

At this meeting Caucus leadership will provide an in-depth look at some of the bills we are tracking this legislative session. These are bills that affect women and families in Utah, so come find out what's going on up on the hill!

Candidates for Salt Lake County Council are invited to speak, and we will close the meeting with brief remarks from each of them.

Hope to see you there!

Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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Mayor Special Election Debate
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

Mayor Special Election Debate

Please join us for an exciting debate between the candidates for the Special Election for the Salt Lake County Mayor.

This event is hosted by the Interest and Identity caucuses of the Democratic Party, and each of them have submitted questions for the candidates ahead of time. The event will be hosted in the auditorium at Jordan High in Sandy.

This event will be updated with accessibility options as the site is toured and sign language interpreters are booked, etc.

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YDU: Salt Lake County Mayor Special Election Forum
Jan
20
3:00 PM15:00

YDU: Salt Lake County Mayor Special Election Forum

Join the Young Democrats of Utah for an afternoon with our mayoral candidates. We'll be asking them about their vision for Salt Lake County, and how their policies will matter to young people. This event is free and open to the public. YDU hopes you'll be there!

If you have questions for the candidates, message our page and we will try to ask them during our discussion.

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Q4 Central Committee Meeting
Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

Q4 Central Committee Meeting

  • Salt Lake County Council Chambers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It's that time again! Join us for our Q4 Central Committee Meeting. They're always a blast.

Registration and social will begin at 5:30 p.m. (for those attending the Women's Caucus at 6:00 p.m.). Otherwise, 6:30 is a great time to show up and register!

Preliminary Agenda:

1. Welcome
2. Approve Q2 Minutes
3. Election Report
4. Elect 2 Members to Judicial Com.
5. Volunteer of the Quarter
6. Committee Reports
....a. Finance
....b. Grassroots
....c. Outreach
....d. Functions
7. Consideration of Constitutional Changes
8. Announcements
9. Adjourn

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Constitutional Revision Preview Meeting
Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

Constitutional Revision Preview Meeting

At the Q3 Central Committee Meeting, the Central Committee established for the creation of a sub-committee to revise the Party Constitution. That committee has been working hard on revising and updating the Constitution, and is wrapping up their work. They will be holding a meeting on December 8th to preview the working document and answer questions before it's formally introduced for discussion and amendment at our regularly scheduled Central Committee meeting on Dec. 13.

Join us! The committee would like to go through as many questions as possible so they can be sure to get through all of the other business at the regular meeting. Please see details below:

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

Taylorsville Library: 4870 South 2700 West, Taylorsville

A copy of the document will be sent to all on the Central Committee early the week of December 5th along with an opportunity to submit amendments and questions in writing in advance of this preview and the Central Committee meeting on December 13th.

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Day of Action
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Day of Action

The final weekend before Election Day is here! Join us for a get out the vote phone bank in support of candidates across the County. Sign up for a shift from 10 am - 12 pm or 12 pm - 2 pm (or just drop in any time during these hours). Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.

Sign up for a shift here.

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Democratic Women's Phone Bank
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

Democratic Women's Phone Bank

Ballots are out, and it’s time to Get Out The Vote! Join three Democratic Women’s organizations for a phone bank to remind voters to vote for Democrats and return their ballots ASAP. The Blue Wave and Year of the Woman won’t come to Utah without hard work, and we’re ready to call hundreds of voters in one night! 

There will be games, refreshments, and training available to anyone phone banking for the first time. Bring your own cell phone, charger, and laptop if you can!

This event is kid-friendly, and a play room is available at HQ.

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Day of Action!
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Day of Action!

  • Salt Lake County (Multiple Locations) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Election Day ballots are being mailed on October 8, 2018. That's only 17 days! We need all hands on deck the Saturday before ballots are mailed to remind voters to keep and eye out and to vote for Democrats across Salt Lake County! This is one of the most important Days of Action and we need volunteers for all of our candidates, up and down the ballot!

If you haven't volunteered yet or if you're seasoned, THIS is the day to make your voice heard and get our Dems elected!

Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/W54wHmAZy5EfGi0W2

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Volunteer Kick-off With Governor Martin O'Malley and Shireen Ghorbani
Oct
2
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Kick-off With Governor Martin O'Malley and Shireen Ghorbani

Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is in town, and he's ready to support our campaign!

Join us outside the Foothill Library at 5:30 for a kickoff to evening door knocking. Remarks will be make at 5:45, and then we will hit some doors. Let's show Governor O'Malley why we love being a part of Team Shireen!

In case of rain, we will be able to move inside.

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HD 28 Pancakes & Politics
Sep
8
8:30 AM08:30

HD 28 Pancakes & Politics

  • Hidden Grove Pavilion, Sugarhouse Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join your neighbors and elected officials and meet our 2019 Democratic Candidates. 

There will be a drawing for a collectable Hilalry Clinton Presidential playing cards.

Invited candidates include:
Jim Bradley
Sim Gill
Shireen Ghorbani
Ann Granato
Rashelle Hobbs
Garry Hrechkosy
Jani Iwamoto
Brian King
Rosie Rivera
Sherrie Swenson
Derek Kitchen
Jenny Wilson

Come join the Blue Wave!

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Day of Action!
Aug
25
9:00 AM09:00

Day of Action!

**CALL TO ACTION**

Hello Salt Lake County Democrats! In 2018, we have incredible opportunities to flip seats from House District all the way up to U.S. Senate! All over the County, Democrats are engaged, involved, and ready to propel our County forward upon the values that Salt Lake County Democrats hold dear. 

We cannot flip these seats without your help. Please join us for a Countywide Day of Action Kick-Off! We want to see Democrats across the County out supporting all of our incredible candidates. Let's show the voters that we are here and we are ready to represent them! 

At our Day of Action in July, we had almost 40 volunteers show up for our Day of Action--let's work to beat that number this month! We want volunteers in every district!

Our candidates will need help knocking on doors and speaking to voters in their districts. 

Lace up those shoes and we'll see you on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Canvass launch details will be provided after sign up.

Those who participate in this Day of Action will be entered to win a massage gift certificate! 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1U9aqO9IgpuR75WJhaus4L_4lX4BcCqEp7t3a4sojeqw/edit

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YDU Summer BBQ 2018
Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

YDU Summer BBQ 2018

Come to YDU's annual end of summer BBQ! We'll have candidates speak and mingle as well as free food! Donations are not required, but any amount you would like to give would be graciously appreciated. Just come on out and have a good time with all the Young Dems of Utah! We have reserved the Big Field Pavilion in Sugarhouse Park. We hope to see you there and bring along a couple of friends! Feel free to bring potluck-style food to share.

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Summer BBQ
Aug
18
4:00 PM16:00

Summer BBQ

Join the Salt Lake County Democrats for a fun-filled BBQ to celebrate the summer! Eat hot dogs and hamburgers, dance to the live bands, play lawn games, and plan your strategy for the water balloon fight. This event will be free to attend (bring a potluck item if you are able, no obligation), and will be fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you!

The BBQ will be at the Fabian Lakeside Pavilion at Sugarhouse Park.

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Q3 Central Committee Meeting
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Q3 Central Committee Meeting

It's that time again! 

Join the SLCounty Democratic Party for our Quarter 3 Central Committee Meeting. 

We will be electing a new Secretary at this meeting. To learn about the excellent candidates who have stepped forward, please visit our website: http://www.slcountydems.com/slco-secretary-candidates/

Below is our tentative agenda (subject to change):

Preliminary Agenda

1. Welcome
2. Approve Q2 Minutes
3. Volunteer of the Quarter
4. Committee Reports
.....Finance
.....Grassroots
.....Outreach
......Functions
5. Consideration of Constitutional Changes
6. Secretary Election
7. Announcements
8. Adjourn

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Reaching for Solutions: Town Hall Preventing Suicide (Utah Stonewall Democrats)
Aug
11
2:30 PM14:30

Reaching for Solutions: Town Hall Preventing Suicide (Utah Stonewall Democrats)

We are in a suicide epidemic. The numbers of suicides, both attempts and deaths are increasing. 

As caring and loving people we know that we have to do something and soon.
So, following the example of the kids who are acting to change our views on
guns and the actions of the "Me Too" activists, Utah Stonewall Democrats and The Cole Project are asking for your help.

A panel of legislators, religious leaders, counselors and community
volunteers will be asked to do something new. 

This time the audience will speak and the panel will listen!

The goal is to come up with more effective ways of saving lives.

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Margarita Mall (Utah State Hispanic Democratic Caucus)
Aug
10
7:00 PM19:00

Margarita Mall (Utah State Hispanic Democratic Caucus)

In the history of the Hispanic Caucus, no two Margarita Balls have ever been the same. This year the Margarita Ball will be on Friday August 10th at 7 pm.

Tickets are $35 apiece, which goes to the Utah State Hispanic Democratic Caucus, for the support of our Latino and Latina candidates.

You won't want to miss it this year we have a live band and we will be dancing the night away.

Buy tickets here. 

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Day of Action (Countywide)
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Day of Action (Countywide)

The Salt Lake County Democrats are excited to be supporting candidates all across the County, from State House to US Senate, and are kicking off the 2018 campaign season with a Day of Action! Join us to mobilize by knocking doors and getting invovled for your favorite candidate (if it's your first time, training will be available), and spread the word that Democrats are ready to fight for our communities in 2018 and beyond!

Afterwards we will have an Ice Cream Social to say "thank you" to all of our volunteers, give away some great prizes, and get to know each other better. We hope you can join us!

Important Information:

Sign up to canvass at this link: http://bit.ly/SLCoDEMS_DOA
 

Post-Day of Action Ice Cream Social location (1:30 PM Start time): 

Jenny Wilson's Campaign HQ
195 W 2100 S
SLC, UT 84115

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House Party for Ben McAdams (CD 4) and Dan McClellan (HD 52)
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

House Party for Ben McAdams (CD 4) and Dan McClellan (HD 52)

  • 4672 W Boathouse Cir South Jordan, UT 84009 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us on the lake and meet County Mayor Ben McAdams, candidate to represent us in Congress, and Dan McClelland, candidate to be our Utah Legislative representative. 

Bring something to share if you wish. Some light refreshments will be furnished.

Limited parking, so park on Serendipity. It's only a short walk

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Draper Days
Jul
13
to Jul 14

Draper Days

Our Draper Dems will have a booth again at this year's Draper Days! They will be at booth #115.

Contact Leg Chair Jason Wiggins at jason.wiggins@apergy.com to sign up for a volunteer shift. You will help to spread the word about Demcorats, regsiter voters, and gvie away Otter Pops!

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Pot Luck Garden Fundraiser for Scott Bell, HD47
Jul
1
5:00 PM17:00

Pot Luck Garden Fundraiser for Scott Bell, HD47

  • Please RSVP as "Going" or "Interested" on Facebook event to receive the address. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Scott a for casual fundraiser on Sunday, July 1 from 5 pm - 8 pm in Draper to support his campaign for HD47 West Jordan. Scott is running against Republican incumbent Ken Ivory.

Event Details from Scott:

o It's POT LUCK (I love pot luck!), so please bring one dish and one large beverage that can be shared.

o Requested donation: $20.18 (after all, 2018 is our year, right?). Checks are best, cash okay, PayPal and ActBlue accepted.

o Please RSVP by clicking Going or Interested on the Facebook event to receive the exact address. We need a good count of attendees because planning a party for 20 is different than one for 200!

o My host requests adults anly as her home is not well set up for kids (I will be holding kid-friendly, non-alcohol events later in the season).

o Dress casual and come for fun and friendship.

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Progressive Caucus Meeting
Jun
28
6:30 PM18:30

Progressive Caucus Meeting

Please join us for our next Progressive Caucus Meeting on Thursday June 28 at 6:30 p.m. (Location TBD)

We want to give the opportunity to help as many progressive candidates around Salt Lake County as possible. Therefore, we will be having one additional endorsement session at our June meeting. We'll take nominations from the floor with a 2 minute speech for candidates in attendance, and voting will be by placards/raise of hand (instead of printed ballots). For additional endorsement bylaws, please click here (http://www.slcodpc.org/caucus_bylaws). 

Agenda:
Minutes Approval
Treasurer's Report
Upcoming Events
Proposed Bylaws Change*
Endorsements & Candidate Speeches



* Proposed Bylaws Change Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Ycy6K3ZavLT9JiS-u-uqwLPNCMlJtLTlwq7Odsaot1g/edit

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Special Central Committee Meeting
Jun
27
5:00 PM17:00

Special Central Committee Meeting

Please join us Wednesday, June 27, 2018 for a Special Session of the Central Committee. It will be held at Hillside Middle School, 1825 Nevada St., SLC in the Auditorium. 

Registration and social will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the Call to Order will be at 6:00 p.m.

Agenda:
1. Welcome
2. Selection and Certification of Candidates
a. SLCo Council D4
b. HD51
3. Election of the SLCo Dems Second Vice Chair
4. Adjourn

Hope to see you there!

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